Business Tycoon Chaya Booked for ‘Escaping’ Red Zone


Mushtaq Ahmad Chaya

Srinagar: J&K Police has filed an FIR against the noted Kashmiri businessman Mushtaq Ahmad Chaya for “escaping” a Red Zone in Jammu and undertaking a travel towards Srinagar.

Police said Mr Chaya left for Srinagar along with few others and has reached his Zakoora home in Srinagar despite lockdown.

“As intimated by SHO PS Trikuta Nagar, Jammu vide his signal dated 17-4-2020 that today one person namely Mushtaq Ahmad Chaya R/O Zakoora Srinagar who was staying at Farooq Abdullah Enclave, Bhatindi Jammu has deliberately left for Srinagar along with other persons from Red Zone Bhatindi,” a Police missive sent to DC Srinagar reads, according to the sources.

These sources told Kashmir Observer that a case has been filed against the businessman under FIR No 109/20 U/S 188 IPC in Police Station Trikuta Nagar.

The letter forwarded to DC Srinagar urges him to depute a medical team to Chaya residence for immediate medical screening and required quarantine as the case may be.

Mushtaq Chaya is a prominent Kashmiri businessman and heads PHD Chamber of Commerce and Industry, Kashmir. 

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